Damaris Athene (Markham Dresser)                                                            


b. 1992, Bristol, UK

Lives and works in Cambridge, UK





2015     BA Painting (Fine Art), Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

2011     Foundation in Art & Design, Falmouth University, Falmouth, UK



Solo Exhibitions


2019     TBD, Stantonbury Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK

2018     I Shall Walk Softly There, Wigan S.T.E.A.M., Wigan, UK

2017     Lovely in Her Bones, St Barnabas Gallery, Cambridge, UK



Group Exhibitions


2018     Present, Perfect, Continuous, Zverev Contemporary Art Centre, Moscow, Russia

            Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, Woolwich Royal Arsenal, London, UK

            Beep Painting Prize 2018, Swansea College of Art, Swansea, UK

            PrintFest Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery, Kent, UK

            Creative Reactions, St Barnabas Church, Cambridge, UK

            Rejuvenation, UNA Gallery at St Mary’s Works, Norwich, UK

            AWOMENfest, DIY Space for London, London, UK

            John Hughes Art Festival, Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

            Winter Blues, The Cass Art Space, London, UK

            Queen’s Arts Festival, Queen’s College, Cambridge, UK

2017     Open Exhibition, Hot Numbers, Cambridge, UK

            Winter 2017 at St Barnabas Press, St Barnabas Gallery, Cambridge, UK

            Platform for Emerging Arts 15, Leyden Gallery, London, UK

            Open Studios 2017, St Barnabas Press, Cambridge, UK

            White Clouds with Ink, The Blue Moon, Cambridge, UK

2016     Epidermal Dress: An Exhibition, London, UK

2015     Undergraduate Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

            Anatomy 2015, The Old Operating Theatre Museum, London, UK

2014     Hans Brinker Painting Prize 2014, Hans Brinker Hotel, Amsterdam, Holland

            Open 2014, Peckham Platform, London, UK

            Verge, Parkhall Business Centre, London, UK

            7th Site Presents: Jar, Ongean, London, UK

2012     End, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK


Awards and Prizes


2018     Beep Painting Prize (Shortlisted), Swansea, UK

            Aesthetica Art Prize (Round Two), York, UK

2015     Clyde & Co Art Award (Shortlisted), London, UK

2014     Hans Brinker Painting Prize (Shortlisted), Amsterdam, Holland





2018     Damaris Athene interview, Art Reveal Magazine no.38, April 2018, p.6-11; ISBN 9781388503475

            A5 Magazine, Portfolio #10, January

2017     Camberwell College of Arts Blog, ‘IN THE KNOW: Alumna Damaris Athene’s solo show, Lovely In Her Bones’, 2nd June

2016     Camberwell College of Arts Blog, ‘CAMBERWELL CAMEO: Damaris Athene’s Epidermal Dress Exhibition’, 27th April

2015     Camberwell College of Arts Blog, ‘Power To The People? by Damaris Athene’, 15th June

            Art & Music Magazine, ‘New Era Estates’, Issue 29 - Spring, interviewing Barby Asante, Laura Oldfield Ford & Jordan McKenzie